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Colorado River, Colorado, Fishing Report - 03/23/19
The lower sections of the river are in good conditions with some good hatches
taking place. Stream levels are running
a little below normal levels.

Stream Conditions:






7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of snow everyday through Sunday,
then clear
for the coming week. Highs will range from 42 to 51 degrees and lows
from
21 to 27 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 459 cfs
Level: 4.15 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 46
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Kremmling
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18/20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Skwala Stoneflies: size 10, nymphs and adults
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
March Browns, size 12/14, numphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the
larger trout.The Olive Matuka and Black Matuka Sculpin Streamers are great flies to
use for the larger trout. Crawl them on the bottom in the deepest water. Brown Sculpin
and White Belly Sculpin are great flies to use at this time of the year.
We still think a good strategy is to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator
with the midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish the adult
midge only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
L
ittle Brown stoneflies are hatching. Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
March Browns are hatching.
Fly Fishing The Colorado  
River, Colorado
A description of the Colorado
River, Guide to fly fishing the
Colorado River, Colorado River
fishing seasons, and much more
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